Hoppediz

Hoppediz

Company
Type(s) of Business
  • Manufacturer/Weaver
Owner(s)
Annette & Ingo Schröder
POC Owned
No
Other Related Business(es)?
Yes
Website
http://www.hoppediz.de/en/
Location
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Location of Manufacturing
India
Types of Carriers
  • SSC (Soft Structured Carriers)
  • Woven Wraps
  • Ring Slings
  • Mei Tai/Bei Dai*
Woven Wrap Type(s)
  • Machine Woven
Costs of Carriers
  • Carriers $100-$150 USD
  • Carriers $150-$200 USD
Wrap Sizes: Availability of 8s
  • None
Wrap Sizes: Availability of 9s
  • None
CCBW Analysis
Cultural Inclusivity
  • PoC are not widely represented in this company's marketing campaigns.
Labor Practices
  • Not enough known information
Environmental Practices
  • Not enough known information
Customer Practices
  • Poor response to negative feedback
Customer Practices Commentary

When called out for the appropriative nature of El Paso, they were no responsive to the concerns being raised.

Culturally Appropriative Designs
Yes
Resolutions to Appropriation

El Paso featured white presenting models dressed in "Southwestern" style clothing and head circlets and feathers wearing a woven wrap with the profile of an indigenous man in a headress. The wrap also features chevron patterns featured in art characteristic of indigenous art. El Paso along with Dakar, Marrakesh, Masai are all still for sale on the Hoppediz website.

Hopp-Tye Wrap Conversion Mei Tai Agadir features a large profile of an indigenous man in war bonnet on the panel of the carrier.

Hopp-tye Wrap Conversion Mei Tai Dakar features African Tribal design over the straps and carrier body.

Other IP Violations
No
Questionable Practices
  • This company has not engaged in any questionable practices (issues of Cultural Appropriation and IP may be noted elsewhere)

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